May 2018, Bank Indonesia Issues QR Code Regulation

By : Wiyanto Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, April 23 2018 - 14:00 IWST

Onny Widjanarko Kepala Departemen Kebijakan Sistem Pembayaran BI (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Onny Widjanarko Kepala Departemen Kebijakan Sistem Pembayaran BI (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Bank Indonesia (BI) invites industry players to play an active role in the payment business. Moreover, it is not long before BI regulates QR Code a safer and faster payment system.

Onny Widjanarko, Head of Payment System Policy Department of BI said the QR code rule will be completed not too long anymore.

"Next week (May 2018) is launched by QR code rules," he said at the seminar Today's Strategy Strengthen Non-Cash Payment System held by Warta Ekonomi in Jakarta, Monday (23/4/2018).

He said, digital business will play a major role in payment services QR code. So it allows foreign and local to enter.

"Foreign or local please, an important security system and how to fertilize digital innovation," he said.

The presence of digital business, he added, facilitate SMEs to run the business. Suppose like Gojek, with Go Food. Seller fried baseball again displaying the fried but stay waiting for orders come. "The opportunity to grow the economy, the existence of an online motorcycle taxi is better than that of the base." One day motorcycle taxi drivers are only 5 people, after a gig of 16. Expand larger access," he said.

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